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12th annual Santa Monica 4th of July parade draws big crowd

By Abner Galino THOUSANDS of of people came out and cheered for the participants of the 12th Santa Monica 4th of July parade. The parade, organized by the Ocean Park Association (OPA) under the theme: “Bringing Communities Together,” also drew hundreds of participants. School children, boy and girl scouts, students, teachers, sports teams, senior citizens, government employees, activists, musicians, artists, […]

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Candidates to the Miss Filipina International (formerly Binibining Pilipinas USA) carry the banner of the Filipino American Community of Los Angeles during the parade. Photo © Teodoro Yap

Filipinotown kicks off 120th day independence celebration in Southern California

By Abner Galino REIGNING beauty queens and candidates headlined the Kalayaan parade in the historic Filipinotown in Los Angeles as Filipino Americans celebrate the 120th Philippine Independence Day all over Southern California. As billed, this year’s Filipinotown parade has eclipsed similar parades of the previous years. This year’s independence celebration is anchored on the theme: Pagbabagong ipinaglaban alay sa masaganang […]

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QC to commemorate 120th anniversary of Philippine independence proclamation.

EVERYTHING is set in Quezon City for the 120th anniversary of the proclamation of Philippine independence. Mayor Herbert Bautista will lead a simple commemoration ceremony in front of the City Hall building at 8 am. on Tuesday with the theme, “Kalayaan 2018: Pagbabagong Ipinaglaban, Alay sa Masaganang Kinabukasan.” The guest of honor for the said event is Department of Interior […]

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